Tag Archive for 'cycling in Guernsey'

2017 Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening ride itinerary

May 16th, 2017 by Guernsey Bicycle Group

The ever popular Guernsey Bicycle Group series of Tuesday evening social bicycle rides return with the first of the year on Tuesday 23 May 2017. These gentle family-friendly bicycle rides go along many Guernsey quiet country lanes during the long summer evenings. All bicycle rides begin on Tuesday at 7 p.m. from the following locations. […]

2015 Rock to Rocque Bike Ride on 24 May to aid Les Bourgs Hospice

May 3rd, 2015 by Heritage Group Ltd

The family-orientated Rock to Rocque Bike Ride that raises much needed funds for Les Bourgs Hospice is on Sunday 24th May 2015. The event sponsored by the Heritage Group has three starting points and starting times. The majority of bike riders will begin at the top of Val des Terres at 8.45 a.m.  Please note […]

Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening ride joy

June 18th, 2013 by Richard Lord

The 11 June 2013 Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening ride began at North Beach car park in St Peter Port. Ian Harding led the group along St George’s Esplanade, up Elizabeth Avenue and Le Bouet to Pitronnerie Road and La Route du Coutanchez. At a gentle pace but in very quick time the cyclists were […]

Cycling for Les Bourgs Hospice is a pleasure

June 10th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Ian Brown’s 30/30 Challenge takes place in Guernsey each year to raise money for Les Bourgs Hospice. Jayne Symes of My Destination Guernsey participated in the 30/30 Challenge in 2011 and did so again in 2012. “This year I gave myself a harder challenge of cycling 30 miles a day instead of just an hour […]

Glorious Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening rides for 2012

May 17th, 2012 by Richard Lord

One of the most pleasant ways of spending a Guernsey summer evening is exploring Guernsey’s quiet country lanes with the Guernsey Bicycle Group during their Summer Evening Rides. These free, guided rides promote the joy of cycling, its low cost, and its health benefits, without harm to the environment. The Guernsey Bicycle Group’s ten scheduled […]

Bike Week from 16 to 24 June 2012 encourages everyday bicycling

May 11th, 2012 by Events

Bike Week from 16 to 24 June 2012 is Britain’s biggest mass participation cycling event. Last year almost half a million people participated in events across Great Britain. Bike week demonstrates the social, health and environmental benefits of cycling, and shows how bicycling can easily be part of everyday life by encouraging ‘everyday cycling for […]

Popularity of Cycle to Work scheme

May 11th, 2012 by Cycle to Work Alliance

The UK Government supported Cycle to Work Scheme has seen a 9% increase in take-up during the first quarter of 2012 compared to 2011. Members of the Cycle to Work Alliance (Cyclescheme, Cycle Solutions, Evans Cycles and Halfords), have seen a growth in the number of UK employees signing up to the scheme, reversing recent […]

Guernsey Bicycle Group extend summer evening rides due to popularity

July 22nd, 2011 by Guernsey Bicycle Group

The Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening bicycle rides have been popular.  Due to strong demand the GBG have extended their summer evening rides for a further four weeks. These additional summer evening bicycle rides will cover old favourite routes and new routes, which will provide enjoyment for those who have supported these bicycle rides in […]

The pleasure of Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening rides

July 7th, 2011 by Richard Lord

On Tuesday 28 June 2011 the Guernsey Bicycle Group riders met at Le Friquet Garden Centre.  The group included visitors to the island that regularly participate in GBG’s summer evening rides. The Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening rides demonstrate how ideally suited the bicycle is for traveling around Guernsey.

Guernsey Bicycle Group’s summer evening riders enjoy the bucolic beauty of St Saviour and Castel

June 8th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Rollo de Sausmarez led the third of the Guernsey Bicycle Group’s 2011 summer evening rides through the parishes of St Saviour and Castel. One of the best ways of exploring the Guernsey countryside is by bicycle.  The extensive network of rural lanes and Ruettes Tranquilles provide picturesque views at every turn.